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1. Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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85 Metascore

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.

Writers: Ian McEwan, Christopher Hampton | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 159,813

2. Pride & Prejudice (2005)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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82 Metascore

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

Writers: Jane Austen, Deborah Moggach | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 153,702

3. Submarine (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.

Writers: Richard Ayoade, Joe Dunthorne | Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Noah Taylor

Votes: 49,903

4. The Damned United (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

A look at Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of Leeds United.

Writers: Peter Morgan, David Peace | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colm Meaney, Henry Goodman, David Roper, Jimmy Reddington

Votes: 26,470

5. The Oxford Murders (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

Writers: Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Guillermo Martínez | Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Leonor Watling, Jim Carter

Votes: 19,339

6. The Double (2013)

R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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68 Metascore

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.

Writers: Richard Ayoade, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Avi Korine | Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor

Votes: 14,209

7. Shameless (2004– )

90 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

8.0
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The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Abbott | Stars: David Threlfall, Rebecca Atkinson, Alice Barry, Nicky Evans

Votes: 9,339

8. Brideshead Revisited (2008)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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64 Metascore

A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.

Writers: Andrew Davies, Jeremy Brock, Evelyn Waugh | Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Matthew Goode, Patrick Malahide, Hayley Atwell, Thomas Morrison

Votes: 8,567

9. Wallander (2008– )

90 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Sarah Smart, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark

Votes: 5,429

10. Whitechapel (2009– )

180 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.

Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

Votes: 5,173

11. Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983 (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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77 Metascore

The seemingly untouchable, corrupt West Yorkshire police, and the true evil mastermind behind the child abductions and murders of the last 14 years, can't resist doing it again. Against them, a fat useless lawyer, and one remorseful copper.

Writers: David Peace, Tony Grisoni | Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: David Morrissey, Lisa Howard, Chris Walker, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 4,835

12. Mansfield Park (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.2
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At age 10, Fanny Price is sent by her destitute mother to live with her aunt and uncle, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram. As a child she was often made to feel that she was the poor relation but... See full summary »

Writer: Maggie Wadey | Director: Iain B. MacDonald | Stars: Julia Joyce, Douglas Hodge, Maggie O'Neill, Tara Berwin

Votes: 3,563

13. Le Week-End (2013)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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73 Metascore

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.

Writer: Hanif Kureishi | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum, Igor Gotesman

Votes: 3,251

14. When the Lights Went Out (2012)

86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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Poltergeists attack a family in Yorkshire during the 1974 nationwide blackouts.

Writer: Pat Holden | Director: Pat Holden | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Nicky Bell, Alan Brent, Claire Catterson

Votes: 2,871

15. The Governess (1998)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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60 Metascore

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family ... See full summary »

Writer: Sandra Goldbacher | Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 2,337

16. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A British police constable and his doctor wife, weary of the turmoil in contemporary London, decide to move and work in a quiet village where life is livelier than they anticipated.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 1,410

17. Emmerdale (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

4.9
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Creator: Kevin Laffan | Stars: Lucy Pargeter, Mark Charnock, Elizabeth Estensen, Charley Webb

Votes: 1,321

18. The PianoTuner of EarthQuakes (2005)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

6.3
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66 Metascore

Dark fairy-tale about a demonic doctor who abducts a beautiful opera singer with designs on transforming her into a mechanical nightingale.

Writers: Alan Passes, Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Stars: Amira Casar, Gottfried John, Assumpta Serna, César Sarachu

Votes: 1,110

19. The Harry Hill Movie (2013)

88 min | Comedy, Musical

3.5
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When he thinks his hamster Abu has just a week to live, Harry Hill and his gran take the hamster to Blackpool. However, Harry's twin Otto wants to kidnap Abu and sends Ed and Kisko to pursue them.

Writers: Jon Foster, Harry Hill, James Lamont, Daniel Maier | Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Harry Hill, Julie Walters, Johnny Vegas, Simon Bird

Votes: 961

20. Freight (2010)

92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.2
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A Russian gang in the UK traffic Eastern Europeans then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross a local businessman and a war escalates.

Writer: Stuart St. Paul | Director: Stuart St. Paul | Stars: Billy Murray, Craig Fairbrass, Laura Aikman, Sam Kennard

Votes: 618

21. Monroe (2011– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: James Nesbitt, Sarah Parish, Thomas Morrison, Luke Allen-Gale

Votes: 589

22. G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (1999)

117 min | Drama, Music, Crime

6.8
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Six London school-leavers attempt to make it in the world, balancing the challenge of trying to make a name for themselves in the music industry against the pressures and tragedies of everyday life.

Writer: Simon Mirren | Director: John Strickland | Stars: Steve John Shepherd, Ben Waters, Alec Newman, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 509

23. Festival in Cannes (2001)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy

6.1
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46 Metascore

Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, ... See full summary »

Writers: Victoria Foyt, Henry Jaglom | Director: Henry Jaglom | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Rachel Bailit, Greta Scacchi, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 475

24. Jamaica Inn (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Based on Daphne Du Maurier's novel

Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew McNulty, Sean Harris, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 401

25. White Van Man (I) (2010– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Creator: Adrian Poynton | Stars: Georgia Moffett, Will Mellor, Joel Fry, Naomi Bentley

Votes: 348

26. Titanic Town (1998)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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73 Metascore

A Belfast housewife takes up the peace cause which causes her family trouble with IRA sympathizers.

Writers: Mary Costello, Anne Devlin | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Julie Walters, Ciarán Hinds, Nuala O'Neill, James Loughran

Votes: 321

27. Spooks: Code 9 (2008– )

Drama

5.2
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Creator: David Wolstencroft | Stars: Andrew Knott, Heshima Thompson, Liam Boyle, Ruta Gedmintas

Votes: 307

28. Bodies (2004– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Creator: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Max Beesley, Neve McIntosh, Patrick Baladi, Keith Allen

Votes: 305

29. Moving Wallpaper (2008–2009)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Set among a fictional production team working on real life soap opera "Echo Beach".

Creator: Tony Jordan | Stars: Ben Miller, Elizabeth Berrington, Raquel Cassidy, Sarah Hadland

Votes: 244

30. She-Wolf of London (1990–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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A female American graduate student in London is bitten by a werewolf, then teams up with an English professor to investigate supernatural occurrences.

Creators: Mick Garris, Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Neil Dickson, Kate Hodge, Scott Fults, Dorothea Phillips

Votes: 234

31. Wallander (2008– )
Episode: The Dogs of Riga (2012)

90 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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The discovery of two slain youths in a dinghy which washes into Ystad brings hard-drinking Latvian detective Karlis Liepa from Riga. He tells Wallander they were his informants in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Harness, Henning Mankell | Director: Esther Campbell | Stars: Ciarán Owens, Jim Bywater, Kenneth Branagh, Sarah Smart

Votes: 226

32. The Girl (1996 TV Movie)

156 min

7.5
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In mid-19th century Yorkshire, Hannah Boyle is left with the family of Matthew Thornton, the man her dying mother claims fathered her. Ill-treated by Thornton's bitter and vindictive wife ... See full summary »

Writers: Catherine Cookson, Gordon Hann | Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Siobhan Ellen, Jonathan Cake, Mark Benton, Susan Jameson

Votes: 223

33. The Tide of Life (1996 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Hardcastle, Gillian Kearney, John Bowler, Susie Burton

Votes: 214

34. Frankenstein (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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Writer: Jed Mercurio | Director: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Helen McCrory, James Purefoy, Neil Pearson, Benedict Wong

Votes: 203

35. The Dark Knight (1995)

23 min | Short, Fantasy

7.3
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Darkness covers the land when the evil Dark Knight captures the dreams of all the kingdom. The only ones who can see through the despair is the Star Children. Their bright eyed optimism ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin L. Andersen, Eric Hendershot | Director: Martin L. Andersen | Stars: Martin Crocker, Jim Fowler, Bill Gerard, Gordon Griffin

Votes: 162

36. Day of the Flowers (2013)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Two Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a popular party girl, travel to Cuba to scatter their late father's ashes. In losing and trying to reclaim their father's ashes, ... See full summary »

Writer: Eirene Houston | Director: John Roberts | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Charity Wakefield, Carlos Acosta, Bryan Dick

Votes: 159

37. Fat Friends (2000–2005)

48 min | Drama

7.5
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Drama series following eight women's struggle to lose weight at a weekly slimming club.

Creator: Kay Mellor | Stars: Janet Dibley, Ruth Jones, Alison Steadman, Gaynor Faye

Votes: 136

38. Our Zoo (2014– )

Drama

8.6
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A drama series about the family who founded Chester Zoo in the 1930s.

Stars: Lee Ingleby, Honor Kneafsey, Amelia Clarkson, Ralf Little

Votes: 108

39. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

50 min | Drama

6.8
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The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »

Creators: Ashley Pharoah, Vicky Featherstone | Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, Thomas Craig, William Travis

Votes: 92

40. Whitechapel (2009– )
Episode: Episode #4.1 (2013)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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Chandler and Miles attend the launch of Buchan's book on murders in Whitechapel where they are baffled by cryptic remarks made by an eccentric old lady Louise Iver. At the same time elderly... See full summary »

Creators: Ben Court, Caroline Ip | Director: Jon East | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

Votes: 62

41. The Biographer (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Writers: Josh Lacey, Adam Walton | Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Paul McGann, Faye Dunaway, Miles Anderson, Nicole Ansari-Cox

Votes: 54

42. Whitechapel (2009– )
Episode: Episode #4.2 (2013)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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Buchan believes the killer believes they are a modern witch-finder general and that the markings on both Dorothy's house and the scene of Alexander's murder are to warn off evil spirits ... See full summary »

Creators: Ben Court, Caroline Ip | Director: Jon East | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

Votes: 50

43. Stag (2002)

9 min | Drama, Short

7.6
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In London, on the morning of his wedding Sammi awakens to discover that he and his best man ventured into uncharted waters during a drunken stag party night.

Writer: Ian Iqbal Rashid | Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid | Stars: Nitin Ganatra, Stuart Laing

Votes: 49

44. Whitechapel (2009– )
Episode: Episode #4.4 (2013)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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Following the discovery of a third corpse, flayed like the others, Sabina Masud talks to Chandler. She explains that Baldaev was the leader of a Russian extortion gang demanding money from ... See full summary »

Creators: Ben Court, Caroline Ip | Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

Votes: 42

45. Whitechapel (2009– )
Episode: Episode #4.6 (2013)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Buchan explains that the killers are cannibals, eating their victims to assume their power and goodness. Following Josie's disappearance Miles and Chandler learn that she too was ... See full summary »

Creators: Ben Court, Caroline Ip | Director: Jon East | Stars: Steve Pemberton, Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Ben Bishop

Votes: 42

46. Whitechapel (2009– )
Episode: Episode #4.3 (2013)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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A young woman is menaced in a graveyard but her stalker is slain by an assassin, who runs away. Next morning a human face is found in an art gallery exhibiting the works of Sebastian ... See full summary »

Creators: Ben Court, Caroline Ip | Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

Votes: 39

47. The Legend of Loch Lomond (2001)

38 min | Drama, Short

8.0
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Set on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond in breathtaking Scotland, Legend of Loch Lomond is the dramatic ghost story of 18th century lovers cruelly separated by war, but reunited in the ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Slee | Stars: Kirsty Mitchell, Fiona Bell, John Bett, Paul Blair

Votes: 38

48. Ain't Misbehavin' (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Comedy, Musical, War

6.4
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"Ain't Misbehavin'" is a delightful wartime comedy about two very different bandsmen (Eddie and Eric) and their misadventures with gangsters, romance, and black-marketing in Blitz-time ... See full summary »

Stars: Jerome Flynn, Robson Green, Warren Mitchell, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 38

49. Whitechapel (2009– )
Episode: Episode #4.5 (2013)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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In the sewers beneath as Whitechapel church two workmen find the disembowelled corpse of young runner Thomas Griffin. Dr Llewellyn believes his killer removed his stomach and entrails. A ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Court, Caroline Ip | Director: Jon East | Stars: Geoff Bell, Ben Bishop, Ed Cooper Clarke, Philip Davis

Votes: 33

50. Gifted (2003 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Jamie Gilliam is a bright young rising star with Castlefield City, a first division club on the verge of promotion to the premiership. When lapdancing student Sharon goes out to a club with... See full summary »

Writer: Kay Mellor | Director: Douglas Mackinnon | Stars: Kenny Doughty, Claire Goose, Paul Popplewell, David Hayman

Votes: 31